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The following pre-referral guideline covers chalazion or stye.
Please see other ophthalmology guidelines as
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referral form, parent information and more.
A: Chalazia / stye - lump in or beneath the
skin of the eyelid
B: Skin around the chalazion / stye appears
cellulitic or painful
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Paediatric Handbook (2009). Eye Conditions, Chapter 23
(pp357-368). James Elder and Peter Barnett. 8th Ed, Blackwell
Publishing by the Staff of the Royal Children's Hospital,
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Last update: August 2011
Guideline developed by the RCH
Department of Ophthalmology in consultation with a GP Review
Group. Many thanks to the GPs involved in the
review. First published Dec 2007. Reviewed
August 2009. Please read
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